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The Importance of Strategic Planning (Part 2 of 2): Business Continuity Planning

Posted by Mark Volesky on Jul 13, 2017 10:26:00 AM

While we always hope for the best, we also must be prepared for all situations. In this second part series about strategic planning, we’re discussing Business Continuity Planning. 

Areas all across the U.S. have experienced major disasters, from SuperStorm Sandy on the east coast to Hurricane Katrina near New Orleans, to the tornadoes in Joplin, MI.  All of these natural disasters were devastating, costing businesses millions. Of course, when a disaster strikes, our top priority is always the safety of people.

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Topics: Strategic Planning

The Importance of Strategic Planning (Part 1 of 2): Succession Planning

Posted by Mark Volesky on Jul 6, 2017 10:09:59 AM

Strategic and business planning is critical for manufacturers. Sometimes, companies are reluctant to engage in planning because they view it as an interruption to every-day productivity. It can seem challenging to justify investing time into planning while your products need to be made, but strategic planning is instrumental in saving your organization time and money in the long-term. 

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Topics: Succession Planning, Strategic Planning

Impact Dakota Blog is a blog dedicated to supporting North Dakota’s manufacturing community improve People, Purpose, Processes and Performance. Entries provide information on opportunities, new ideas, quick tips, celebrations of success, and well, frankly, anything to help you become a better manufacturer.   

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